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Resignation is not subject to specific provisions in the Public Service Act 1999. Common law and agency policies apply.

Find out more  about resignation.

Termination of employment

The Public Service Act 1999 provides a number of specific grounds upon which the  employment of an employee may be terminated.

Information on termination of employment can be found at Management essentials.

Guidance about separation of SES staff

Find out more about the separation of SES staff.

Incentive to retire for SES

Section 37 of the Public Service Act 1999 allows an agency head to offer an SES employee an incentive to retire.

Find out more about incentive to retire for SES.

Transition to retirement arrangements for Commonwealth Superannuation  Scheme members

The Government's transition to retirement arrangements permit superannuation schemes to allow members who have reached their preservation age to start receiving their superannuation benefit whilst remaining employed by the same employer.

Find out more about transition to retirement arrangements.

Last reviewed: 
8 June 2018